Misty  Steele

Associate Professor of Psychology/Associate Vice President for Student Success

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Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Educational Psychology Oklahoma State University 2013
M.S. Community Counseling Southwestern Oklahoma State University 2009
B.S. Psychology, minor in Sociology University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma 2006


Dr. Misty Steele is an Associate Professor of Psychology and the Associate Vice President for Student Success for USAO. She has been a member of the USAO professional community since 2007. As an alum, Misty is a long-time dedicated member of the USAO community and is a fervent supporter of the university's unique mission.

Misty is an educational psychologist whose primary areas of interest include student success, academic behaviors, learning strategies, intrapersonal skills, motivation, and the undergraduate experience. She has published and presented on a variety of topics related to higher education. In her current position, Dr. Steele collaborates with students and faculty to increase student academic success and enhance retention efforts.